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- In contrast to the tense distinctions that characterize English, English-based Creoles are said to make a basic modal distinction between realis and irrealis.
- To see that modal propositional logic is not truth-functional, just consider the following pair of statements.
- There is a good deal of modal harmony, taken from Scandinavian folk music, which is comforting to the ear but far from anodyne.
- Its three highly creative pieces use alternating meters, compelling ostinatos, modal harmonies and, above all, unexpected twists and turns as the ‘plot’ of each piece unfolds.
- The three most important parts of this definition for quantified modal logic are the clauses for atomic, quantified, and modal formulas.
- Descriptive statistics such as frequencies and modal categories were then calculated for each variable.
- Seventy-five Panjabi-speaking pupils were assessed on their expression of the English modal auxiliaries can, could, may, and might.
- Holmes distinguishes two functions of tag questions: modal vs. affective.
- In the second microdeletion survey, participants examined from as few as 5 cells to as many as 100, but the modal number of cells examined was 20.
- The Nardus root systems had a more normally distributed root length diameter class distribution with a modal diameter range between 0.3 mm and 0.6 mm.
- Here a past modal form - would, could, should, might - is usually called for.
- We find also a fascination with Baroque counterpoint and modal melodies from Gregorian chant to Appalachian folk tunes.
- How might modern Western instruments be transformed for Arab music, say by retuning the piano for microtonal modal systems?
- For both mutations the median and modal values were 25% opaque.
- You knew how to find just the right dreamlike quality for the music, whose harmonic language is neither tonal, nor modal, nor truly chromatic, but a little of all three at the same time.
- The modal auxiliaries or modal verbs are can, could, may, might, shall, should, will would, must.
- However, it's crucial that the second part of such a sentence (the apodosis of the conditional) normally also has a modal preterite, often would or could or might, but not will or can or may.
- The study of inferences involving modal operators goes back to Aristotle, and was continued in the Middle Ages.
- In this connection, I describe certain modal paradoxes and the threats they pose for essentialism.
- His arguments regarding this are presented in which also examines more generally his views on modal logic.
- Let the letter ‘M’ represent this operator, and add to the axioms of classical propositional logic the modal axiom M (p v q) iff Mp v Mq.
- One example of the prevalence of the traditional use of modal notions can be found in the early medieval de dicto/de re analysis of examples such as ‘A standing man can sit’.
- These distributions for the variance components imply an a priori distribution of heritability and repeatability with respective modal values of 0.15 and 0.23.
- However, if the income variable data were skewed, the median or modal value would be more appropriate.
- If the modality concerns a past-time situation, the modal as such does not appear in a past-tense form.
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